Fenton Senior High School

  • Fenton Senior High School serves 1,173 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤1% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fenton Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Fenton Senior High School's student population of 1,173 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,173 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fenton Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fenton Senior High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#3001 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤1%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤1%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
93%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.120.52
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Graduation Rate
93%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fenton Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFenton Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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